Editor’s Note: Brought to you as another PSA, via the Baseball Hall of Fame. For further reading on the topic, scroll down to the bottom of the announcement. ——- In the earliest years of wireless radio, the pioneers of the industry created a new genre: Baseball broadcaster. This fall, one of those pioneers will win […]
Note: This entry is a combination of the official press release sent by the Hall of Fame and my comments/edits. With the release of Legendary Entertainment’s landmark film 42 this spring, the worlds of movies and baseball came together for fans across the globe. The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will recognize the […]
A day late, but with all due respect to Scully, who turned 84 yesterday. Curt Smith, the go-to writer on the history of baseball broadcasting, published Pull Up a Chair: The Vin Scully Story in 2009.
The legendary broadcaster was named recipient of the 2010 Ford C. Frick Award by the National baseball Hall of Fame. The Frick Award is voted upon annually and is named in memory of the sportswriter, radio broadcaster, National League president, and Baseball commissioner. From the official press release: Miller, who has spent parts of five […]
From the National Baseball Hall of Fame: 2010 Ford C. Frick Award Ballot Finalized Winner to be Announced Feb. 1 Ten of baseball’s most beloved and honored broadcasters were named today as the finalists for the 2010 Ford C. Frick Award, presented annually for excellence in baseball broadcasting by the National Baseball Hall of Fame […]